Member Report - Summer 2017

Read an update on the PERAtour, review the recently reduced PERAPlus fees, and learn why you should save in a 401(k) or 457 plan.

In May, we launched PERAtour, a statewide conversation to inform our stakeholders about the changing conditions impacting PERA’s funding and discussing the principles and priorities to be considered...
There are several recent changes to the Colorado PERA Board of Trustees.
Effective July 1, 2017, a key fee for PERAPlus 401(k)/457 and PERA DC Plan participants was reduced from 0.11 percent to 0.07 percent.
Did you know that your retirement plan is one of the largest financial institutions in the state? As such, Colorado PERA annually releases a full report on its investments, operations, and financial condition.
In May and June, Colorado PERA toured the state to talk about how the shifting economy and state demographics have impacted PERA’s investment fund and forecasted benefits.
Colorado PERA offers much more than a traditional pension plan. Consider how saving in the PERAPlus 401(k) or 457 Plan could benefit you.
How Colorado PERA benefits relate to Social Security is one of the most misunderstood topics among members. PERA has answers to some frequently asked questions.
A recently released study shows the economic impact of retirement distributions made by Colorado PERA to retirees living in Colorado topped $6 billion in 2016—an increase of $1 billion in just two...
Certain members have a choice about which retirement plan they participate in—the PERA Defined Benefit Plan, also called a pension, or the PERA Defined Contribution Plan, similar to a 401(k).
Take some time to learn more about Colorado PERA, including how your retirement benefit will be calculated.
Divorce can be a complicated financial transaction. In addition to considering assets like real estate and joint investment accounts, you should consider any retirement accounts like those with Colorado PERA.
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